When is the Music City Drum Show?

Saturday, August 7th, 2021, from 10:00AM to 6:00PM CST


Where is the Music City Drum Show held?

The Fairgrounds Nashville in Expo 2 Building. 625 Smith Ave, Nashville, TN 37203

When is load in time for vendors?

Vendors can schedule a load in time on August 6, 2021. Vendors can also load in at 8:00AM to 9:45AM on August 7, 2021. Drum Show ends at 6:00PM and all vendors must clear out by 10:00PM on August 7th. Any unclaimed items after 11:00AM on August 8th will become show property.

Are tickets and exhibitor booths refundable?

Tickets and exhibitor booths are non-refundable. All sales are final. Please make sure that you have carefully reviewed your order prior to finalizing your purchase.

I purchased tickets from MusicCityDrumShow.com. How do I receive the tickets?

Please make sure you print your PayPal receipt and present it at door for entry. Your ID may be required to match the name on the receipt.

Can I purchase tickets at the door?

Yes, you can purchase tickets at the door but our discounted rate is online only.

I purchased a booth. How do I receive the Vendor Agreement?

Once you checkout a booth, click "Download" on your receipt and it will be the Vendor Agreement. If you need tables/chairs, you can specify that on the Vendor Agreement. Please fill out the Vendor Agreement and email it to MusicCityDrumShow@gmail.com

Will food and drink be available?

Yes, food and drink will be available to purchase.

I purchased a booth. Can I sell my products at my booth?

Yes, vendors are allowed to sell their products at their booth. Just like any expo event, it is your responsibility to collect and pay any applicable state and local sales tax.

TN tax form: https://www.tn.gov/content/dam/tn/revenue/documents/taxes/sales/special_events/special_event_vendor_reg.pdf

Email tax form to:  revenue.support@tn.gov

Tennessee Department of Revenue phone number: 615-253-0601

Are vendors allowed to hang banners on the wall at their booth?

Per the venue's rules and regulations, nothing can be hung or taped on the walls.

Are vendors allowed to hang banners on the Pipe and Drape?

Yes, as long as the banners aren't too heavy.


Do I need to have a PayPal account to check out?

No. Once you click "Check out with PayPal" you can click the option to "Pay with Debit or Credit Card".

What is the purpose of Music City Drum Show?

Music City Drum Show exists to unite the drumming community in the Greater Nashville area and beyond.

How do I contact the Music City Drum Show?

Feel free to contact us by email (MusicCityDrumShow@gmail.com) or by filling out the Contact form.

How can I volunteer for the drum show?

Please fill out the Contact form and mention Volunteer, and we will get back to you on how you can help.

Who is able to attend the Music City Drum Show?

All ages are welcome. Kids 12 & under are free.

Will there be raffles / door prizes at the drum show?

Yes. Raffles / door prizes will be announced. Each purchased ticket will receive a raffle ticket on the day of the drum show for a chance to win prizes.

I purchased a booth. How many exhibitor passes do I get?

Each 10' x 10' space includes up to 2 exhibitor passes. If you need more passes, you will need to purchase tickets.


Can vendors purchase more than a 10' x 10' booth? More than a 10' x 20' booth?

Yes, vendors can purchase as many 10' x 10' booths as they need by changing the quantity at checkout.

Will there be clinics at the drum show?

Yes, there will be clinics. Clinicians will be announced.

I am interested in sponsoring the Music City Drum Show. How can I do so?

For all sponsorship opportunities, please email MusicCityDrumShow@gmail.com

I purchased a booth. Can I pick my booth location?

For the first year, we will be configuring the booth layout for all vendors for the 2021 drum show. For all future drum shows, booth locations will be on a first come first serve basis.

Is there an address for vendors to ship their gear to before the drum show?

Yes, please contact us for more information. Additional fees may apply.

How much is parking?

General parking is $5. For all parking information visit this link The Fairgrounds Nashville - Parking Information

Do you have hotel accommodations you can recommend?

Yes, here are a few choices near the venue. Please note that none of these hotels agreed to any kind of special deal beyond what our attendees can get online.

  • Best Western Plus Music Row (1407 Division St, Nashville, TN 37203) 615-242-1631 (2.8 Miles)

  • Comfort Inn Downton Nashville-Vanderbilt (1501 Demonbreun St, Nashville, TN 37203) 615-999-0000 (2.5 Miles)

  • Hyatt House Nashville / Downtown - Sobro (535 Rep. John Lewis Way S, Nashville, TN 37203) 615-248-9888 (2.2 Miles)

  • Home 2 Suites by Hilton Nashville Downtown (A, 500 5th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37203) 629-255-0300 (2.3 Miles)

  • Tru By Hilton Nashville Downtown (B, 500 5th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37203) 629-255-0303 (2.3 Miles)